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His Girl Friday - 1940

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His Girl Friday - 1940




His Girl Friday is a 1940 American comedy film directed by Howard Hawks starring Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell and Ralph Bellamy. Walter Burns (Cary Grant) is a newspaper editor who learns his ex-wife is about to marry a bland insurance man and settle down to a quiet life. Walter determines to sabotage these plans and uses every trick in the book to keep his ex-wife from remarrying.

This movie is public domain. Source:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His_Girl_Friday
http://www.archive.org/details/his_girl_friday

This upload is better quality than the movie already posted on Internet Archive.


Run time 88 minutes 12 seconds
Audio/Visual sound

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Reviewer: awat - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 27, 2013
Subject: Not too shabby of a film
I found this movie not too shabby. The plot is ridiculous (intentionally in a screwball comedy type way) but the dialog is very witty, much more so than today's films. If English isn't your first language this film might be hard to watch as all the dialog is extremely fast. I guess it might just have been the style back during that time. The picture quality is good for a black and white film and its immediately apparently how much sharper everyone is dressed compared to modern times. Overall this film still holds up with the times for what it is.
Reviewer: katperrr - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 10, 2013
Subject: His Girl Friday
Never gets old.
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